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Volunteer Counsellor (Vacancy)

Volunteer Counsellor Required: ASAP 1 Day Per Week Brymore is a State Boarding School for boys aged 11 – 17 set in its own 60 acre site with a working farm, gardens, workshops and sports facilities which are fully utilised in the delivery of the curriculum to over 270 students of which 140 are boarders. Brymore Academy are seeking a volunteer counsellor to join our existing counselling team. The Academy … Continue Reading

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Apply now for 2020

We are now taking applications for boys from Year 7 to begin in September 2020. The local authority applications shut on October 31st so you will need to apply via Somerset County Council by this time in order to be in with a chance of a day space; however if you wish to consider our valuable boarding experience then please contact Mrs Vearncombe, admissions secretary, on 01278 652369 as soon … Continue Reading

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Exam Invigilators/Readers/Scribes

Exam Invigilators/Readers/Scribes (ref: EXS) This is a casual position where hours and days vary according to need. Hourly rate: £9.51 per hour Would you like to make a difference and change the lives of young people? Do you have the odd hour, here and there, where you could help? Would you like to earn money for doing so? Brymore Academy is looking for readers and scribes to assist our boys … Continue Reading

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Congratulations Brymore Class of 2019! Highest results.

The Class of 2019 were destined to go down in Brymore history as the first year group ever to start in Year 7 and complete five years at Brymore, so it was with baited breath that we anticipated their results this year, to see whether those extra two years would make all the difference to their progress. Boys, you have smashed all previous records with an unprecedented Progress score of … Continue Reading

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Ofsted – Boarding Inspection

We are delighted to let you know that we received a ‘Good’ grading in our recent boarding Ofsted inspection. Key points noted by inspectors were that our safeguarding systems and risk assessments are implemented effectively to protect boarders and enable them to keep themselves safe, consultation with boarders is a strength of the academy and boarders can take part in a wide range of activities on site and in the local … Continue Reading

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Country Fair 2019

We threw open our doors, once again, for the Annual Country Fair and Open Day on the last Saturday in June. The sun shone on our school for the big day and this helped attract thousands of visitors. Kicking off the main ring was the stock showing; where the students prepare an animal, halter train it and then show it in front of hundreds of people. Also in the ring … Continue Reading

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Grandparent (2015)

I want to say thank you for what you have done for my grandson, you have helped turn him into a mature and very considerate young man who seems sure of where he is going. He already knows how much Brymore has shaped him despite only recently becoming an Old boy! (Grandparent of Year 11, 2015)

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Year 11 Parent (2016)

We just wanted to say that sending our son to Brymore is one of the best decisions we have ever made and are so grateful to you and your staff. (Year 11 parent 2016)

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Open Day Visitor (2018)

Staff and students could not have been more helpful and friendly and we were very impressed by the standard of work on display. Our grandson is one of your new pupils and we feel he is very lucky. (Open Day Visitor 2018)

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Applications for 2019

Applications for boys to start at Brymore in September 2019 are open. For those with sons who are starting next September please remember the closing date of 31 October 2018 for parents to make an application for their child to transfer to a secondary is fast approaching. Should anyone else wish to come and view the school before they decide then please contact our admissions secretary on 01278 652369. It … Continue Reading

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